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Minority Attorneys: You’re An Up and Coming Talent - Be More, Do More and Discover More By Reaching For The Leader Within You
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 6:00 pm-9:30 pm

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This seminar is aimed at enabling lawyers of color to determine effective ways to manage their career advancement and success by learning how to unlock the keys to the leader within. It can help you to tap your potential to bring more of your creativity, intelligence and ideas into your job role. Come to meet and hear how your peers in the legal community are achieving career success, satisfaction and fulfillment through their involvement and leadership in organizations, corporations, law firms, professional associations, affinity groups, academia, public interest, faith-based and civic affiliations and board membership. Learn how they use their leadership to their advantage and how their leadership activities have contributed to their career enhancement and success. Learn about the opportunities and exciting challenges in professional and civic association involvement that can and will bring you more career success. Each attendee will leave with a personalized action plan entitled Five Rules For Leadership Success that they can execute immediately. Breakout group leaders will be available to assist you in implementing your Five Rules For Leadership Success Plan.

Moderator:VERA SULLIVAN, M.A., President and Founder Diversityforce LLC

Speakers:RAKHI BAHADKAR, Senior Regulatory Services Consultant, New York Life Insurance Company; MICHAEL I. BERNSTEIN, Bond Schoeneck & King, PLLC; VINCENT T.CHANG, Wollmuth Maher & Deutsch LLP; City Bar Diversity Champion 2011; MARGO G. FERRANDINO, Bond Schoeneck & King, PLLC; THOMAS JACKSON, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, EdisonLearning, Inc.; PHYLLISS A. DELGRECO, Citigroup IP and O&T Law Group

Sponsored by:
Committee on Minorities in the Profession, Jeanine Conley, Chair

Co-Sponsored by:
Asian American Bar Association of New York; Association of Black Women Attorneys; Metropolitan Black Bar Association; New York City Bar's Committee To Enhance Diversity In The Profession; NYSBA Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section, Committee on Diversity

Event Location: 42 West 44th St. (bet. 5th & 6th Ave.)